History Theatre / Assassins

14th Jan '18 12:07:09 AM Seanette
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** UsefulNotes/RichardNixon, UsefulNotes/RonaldReagan, UsefulNotes/WilliamMcKinley, UsefulNotes/AbrahamLincoln, UsefulNotes/FranklinRoosevelet, and, eventually, [[spoiler: the audience.]]

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** UsefulNotes/RichardNixon, UsefulNotes/RonaldReagan, UsefulNotes/WilliamMcKinley, UsefulNotes/AbrahamLincoln, UsefulNotes/FranklinRoosevelet, UsefulNotes/FranklinRoosevelt, and, eventually, [[spoiler: the audience.]]
14th Dec '17 5:51:12 PM Kashi
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** Zangara's plan to get rid of his stomach ache by assassinating the president of the United States. It actually worked to an extent, as in real life he refused to attempt to defend his murder charge on the grounds that the Mayor of Chicago may have died of complications or previous injuries.

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** Zangara's plan to get rid of his stomach ache by assassinating the president of the United States. It actually worked to an extent, as did work!...in real life he refused to attempt to defend his murder charge on the grounds sense that the Mayor of Chicago may have died of complications or previous injuries.his pain ended with his death.



* DecapitatedArmy: PlayedWith, Booth believes that having killed Lincoln, the Civil War can finally end.

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* DecapitatedArmy: PlayedWith, Booth believes that having killed Lincoln, the Civil War can finally end. In real life, the South had already surrendered when Booth decided to kill Lincoln, making this line nonsensical.
13th Nov '17 12:13:48 AM TroperBrink
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* KnifeNut: Squeaky pulls a knife on the Proprietor during "Everybody's Got the Right".



* [[spoiler: ManInWhite: ]] [[spoiler: Lee Harvey Oswald's famous white T-shirt.]]



* PoliticallyIncorrectVillain: The Proprietor does a FunnyForeigner impression of Zangara's accent, and displays a StayInTheKitchen attitude towards Squeaky and Sarah Jane.



** The first line the balladeer sings in "The Ballad of Guiteau" is a shout out to the American folk song "Charles Guiteau".

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** The first line the balladeer Balladeer sings in "The Ballad of Guiteau" is a shout out to the American folk song "Charles Guiteau".


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* SouthernGentleman: Booth.
4th Sep '17 12:32:57 PM TheUnknownUploader
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** UsefulNotes/RichardNixon, UsefulNotes/RonaldReagan, UsefulNotes/WilliamMcKinley, and, eventually, [[spoiler: the audience.]]

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** UsefulNotes/RichardNixon, UsefulNotes/RonaldReagan, UsefulNotes/WilliamMcKinley, UsefulNotes/AbrahamLincoln, UsefulNotes/FranklinRoosevelet, and, eventually, [[spoiler: the audience.]]
2nd Sep '17 1:17:11 PM TheUnknownUploader
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14th Aug '17 11:00:14 PM foxley
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* MurderIsTheBestSolution: At least, if you ask our protagonists. The Balladeer's part of "Another National Anthem" is smashing this trope to pieces. The assassins don't listen to him.


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* MurderIsTheBestSolution: At least, if you ask our protagonists. The Balladeer's part of "Another National Anthem" is smashing this trope to pieces. The assassins don't listen to him.
5th Aug '17 11:24:47 AM TheUnknownUploader
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* {{Eagleland}}: Charles Guiteau and the Balladeer both believe in type 1.

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* {{Eagleland}}: Charles Guiteau "Another National Anthem" is all about the contrast between Types 1 and the Balladeer both believe in type 1.Type 2.
4th Aug '17 1:26:04 AM PaulA
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* {{Deconstruction}}: Of the American Dream.



* DownerEnding



* {{Pastiche}}: Nearly every song.

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* {{Pastiche}}: Nearly every song.song is a homage to a different American musical style like patriotic marches and '80s pop.


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* SanitySlippageSong: Any song containing the word "Ballad" in its title.
4th Aug '17 1:22:26 AM PaulA
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-->'''Sara Jane''': [[CrowningMomentOfFunny Shit, I shot it!]]

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-->'''Sara Jane''': [[CrowningMomentOfFunny Jane:''' Shit, I shot it!]]it!
4th Aug '17 1:14:34 AM PaulA
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* MusicalPastiche: Nearly every song.


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* {{Pastiche}}: Nearly every song.
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